Copper elephants, copper land


It’s a case of red elephants, then, in Kenya’s Tsavo East National Park. These red Tsavo soils are famous for their brilliance. They smell of red pepper too. But for the elephants it’s more about keeping their skins in good condition. Talk about glowing complexions.



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23 thoughts on “Copper elephants, copper land

  1. I was unaware of the ‘red elephants’ of Tsavo so it’s great to learn something new! I love your photography as always 🙂
    Best wishes,

  2. Amazing and absolutely beautiful! I didn’t know about this area or the effect of the copper soil on the living things around it. Thank you so much for sharing it.

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